John Sandefur account book

John Sandefur account book

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Madison Hotel (Madison, Ga.)
Creator: Sandefur, John, d. 1828
Title: John Sandefur account book
Dates: 1819-1823
Quantity: 0.4 Linear feet (1 volume housed with minor collections MS 146 to MS 149)
Abstract:The collection consists of an account book of John Sandefur for his general store (January, 1819 - October, 1820), and the Madison Hotel (January, 1822 - March, 1823) in Madison, Georgia. The entries for the general store include the customer's name, date of purchase, page number of day book which lists items purchased, and price. The entries for the Madison Hotel contain the date, customer's name, items purchased, and price and pertain to charges for drinks, meals, lodging, and stabling charges.
Coll. Number: ms149(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

John Sandefur (d. 1828), merchant and innkeeper, of Madison, Morgan County, Georgia.


General store entries arranged by customer's name, then purchases in chronological order; Madison Hotel entries arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Account books
Business records.
General stores--Georgia.
Madison (Ga.)
Morgan County (Ga.)
Taverns (Inns)

General Notes

Forms part of: Georgia mercantile records.

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Sandefur account book, MS 149. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

OS BoxVolume
11Account book